LEX 530 Metropolitan Event Center


Bathed in light, LEX 530 is a new, modern urban event center in the newly revitalized River District on the east bank of the Elkhart River in downtown Elkhart, Indiana. The bright, eclectic center, located at 530 E. Lexington Avenue, has an urban vibe with eight large windows and 18-foot barreled ceilings. The event center resembles urban loft space with round duct work, track lighting and vinyl plank flooring. LEX 530 can accommodate intimate parties for as few as 30 friends in our private dining area or larger affairs in our main event room for as many as 250. Corporate events, not-for-profit galas, weddings, bridal and baby showers, or private parties are all perfectly suited for LEX 530. The event center has a new licensed commercial kitchen similar to many restaurants. The center’s liquor license is currently a 2-way permit which allows us to serve beer and wine at events, and allows for carry out if guests want to purchase some of Carl Tiedemann’s excellent boutique wines while they are at an event.

The LEX 530 Metropolitan Event Center is owned by Elkhart natives Carl and Emilie Tiedemann. Carl Tiedemann is the founder of the Tiedemann Group of companies which has an array of real estate, construction and wine distribution companies including Tiedemann Wines and Glenwood Cellars Wines.
NEW Interactive Group Experiences:

“Hell’s Kitchen Inspired” Interactive Hors D’oeuvre and Wine Pairing Evening at LEX530
Come join us for a wine and food pairing event like no other and an evening you won’t soon forget brought to you by local vintner and businessman Carl Tiedemann.  Tonight, your group will enjoy a “Hell’s Kitchen inspired Interactive event.”  Participants will be welcomed and then split into groups for a friendly competition.  Each group will be led by a chef and encouraged to learn and participate in their food preparation.  They will then serve the rest of the group the course they prepared and explain why it pairs well with the wine chosen. The portion sizes will make even the hungriest in the crowd pleased.  Your evening includes an Amuse Bouche, along with 3 individual courses then a final dessert course, each paired with an appropriate wine.  Water, coffee and iced tea will also be available.  Tiedemann Wines and Glenwood Cellars Wines will be available for purchase, many of which are exclusive to Indiana.  $80 per person incl tip PLUS 7% Indiana sales tax

“Dinner with a local Wine Vintner” at LEX530
Vintner and businessman Carl Tiedemann took his passion for discovering exceptional wines from around the world and his love of sharing those wines with others and combined it with more than 30 years of business experience to launch a successful wine distribution company, Tiedemann Wines, in Elkhart Indiana, which offers many Indiana exclusive labels and vintages. Tonight, meet Carl himself as he welcomes you to his new event space for a wonderful evening of food and wine while he shares his knowledge about winemaking and, of course, wine drinking! Each course is prepared by a local chef and paired with an appropriate wine. Your meal will consist of an amuse bouche, salad course, entrée course, and dessert course.  The chef will explain the preparation techniques and significance of each course as it is served, while Mr. Tiedemann discusses the wine in detail. This will be an evening remembered fondly by all who attend!  $95 per person incl tip PLUS 7% Indiana sales tax

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